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Coastal Waters Forecast for S of Ocracoke Inlet NC to Cape Lookout NC out to 20 nm (AMZ156) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: S of Ocracoke Inlet NC to Cape Lookout NC out to 20 nm (AMZ156)
Issued by: National Weather Service Morehead City, NC
Last Update: 1051 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017
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Rest Of Today: SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft this afternoon. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A slight chance of showers. A slight chance of tstms this afternoon.

Tonight: S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms in the evening, then showers likely with a chance of tstms after midnight.

Tue: S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. Showers likely with a chance of tstms in the morning, then showers likely with a slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.

Tue Night: SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight. Showers likely with a slight chance of tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.

Wed: NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the morning.

Wed Night: NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.

Thu: NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to light chop.

Fri: NW winds around 5 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat, increasing to light chop. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



Zone Forecast: S of Ocracoke Inlet NC to Cape Lookout NC out to 20 nm (AMZ156)

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